Veterinary Technician Jobs in Napa, CA

Administer diagnostic tests and assist veterinarians. Veterinary technicians observe and monitor animal health, collect samples for analysis, run laboratory tests, and continually update patient records. They also aid veterinarians during a variety of procedures by preparing animals for surgery, restraining pets as necessary, and delivering anesthesia.

Veterinary technicians usually work with small domestic animals, such as cats and dogs. These technicians often need to communicate with pet owners and educate them on future care as well as medication procedures. Thus, interpersonal skills are important for this profession.

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Napa Valley Veterinary Hospital Inc - Napa, CA (19 miles from Napa, CA)
Looking for professional, compassionate, motivated and energetic member to join our team. It is imperative the applicant can communicate effectively with both clients and team members, using...
Sonoma, CA (21 miles from Napa, CA)
Valley of the Moon Veterinary Hospital is seeking a part to full time Veterinary technician. This position does involve working some Saturday shifts....
20 days ago
Primal Pet Foods - Fairfield, CA (22 miles from Napa, CA)
Company overview The Primal Pet Group includes manufacturers of fully prepared, human-grade raw foods, treats, and supplements for dogs and cats. The Primal Pet Group was founded with the goal of...
21 days ago
Fairfield, CA (22 miles from Napa, CA)
Pet Care Specialist/ pet waste tech MUST LOVE DOGS! Pet Butler, America's Pet Waste Cleanup Service, premier professional "Pooper-Scooper" service and were looking for a dynamic, reliable, hard...
24 days ago
Saint Helena, CA (7 miles from Napa, CA)
The Animal Care Specialists are key members of the Shelter since they ensure the animals are healthy by providing needed medications....
24 days ago
Peregrine Equine - Sonoma, CA (21 miles from Napa, CA)
We are looking for a veterinary technician/assistant with extensive horse handling skills, to join our practice....
45+ days ago
Six Flags, Inc. - Vallejo, CA (22 miles from Napa, CA)
Job Summary: Responsible for the husbandry of all large feline areas. Entry level training of tigers, lions and cougars. Tigers are managed in a free contact situation. Essential Job Duties:...
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Napa, CA

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Salary for Veterinary Technician Jobs in Napa, CA

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Highest Education Level

Veterinary Technicians in Napa, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (29.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (26.0%)
  • High School or GED (23.4%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (9.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.7%)
  • Master's Degree (3.5%)
  • Some College (3.0%)
  • Some High School (1.6%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Veterinary Technicians in Napa, CA
  • Less than 1 year (44.9%)
  • None (21.2%)
  • 2-4 years (16.0%)
  • 1-2 years (13.9%)
  • 4-6 years (4.0%)

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